Category: Writing A Book

Writing a book: One thing that challenges first-time authors

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I love working with first-time authors. They’re bright and successful people who’ve been thinking about what should go in their book for a while. Most are also good writers. They could write their book themselves, but they’d rather work with an experienced partner who can help them make the book better. They want a  »  Read More

2 Questions that will Help You Write a Better Book

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When people contact me about possibly working together, they usually want to tell me what their book is about. Now, that’s invariably interesting, because the people I talk to are generally bright and they’ve thought a lot about this book that they want to write, but telling me what the book is about is not the most  »  Read More

The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 4/7/17

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You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. Some weeks there are more  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Two reasons to check your facts

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I was in the airport lounge waiting for my flight when I noticed that a man sitting across from me was reading a book that one of my friends wrote. That’s happened to me several times in my life, and usually I strike up a conversation to see what the reader thinks about the book. Usually they have great things to say and  »  Read More

Writing a book: 3 things that can leave your book project twisting slowly in the wind

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My friend, Bill, just made an important decision. He’s been working for about a year on a book that he intended to help boost his business and reputation. Lately though, his business has taken off without the book, and Bill faced a choice. He put it to me this way: “I figured that there was my business, my family, my  »  Read More

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